Camp Col Rafael Rodriguez, Butuan City - Police Brigadier General Joselito T Esquivel Jr, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 13 Caraga spearheaded the Oath Taking Ceremony and Donning of ranks of 595 PNP held at PRO13 Grandstand Camp Col Rafael Rodriguez, Butuan City today, November 25.
Of the 595 promoted personnel, 21 were Police Commissioned Officers (PCOs) and 574 were Police Non-Commissioned Officers (PNCOs) assigned to different police units of Caraga.
PBGen Esquivel congratulated the promotees and emphasized that their promotion does not only imply more authority; but greater responsibility that needs more responsive career development to adequately meet the demands of higher positions appropriate to their new ranks.
The promotion was a result of the merit system to give recognition to the PNP uniformed personnel and uplift the morale of the police force.
“Our promotion comes from God and we are answerable to Him for the services we give to the public. I am looking forward also that you will become good role models of competence, discipline, excellence and professionalism in the police force,” RD Esquivel added.
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